One of several gateways to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the small city of Townsend bills itself as "The Peaceful Side of the Smokies." With a distinctly laid-back vibe and an abundance of activities nearby, our vacation rentals in Townsend are hidden gems, perfect for easygoing travelers who want to experience the unspoiled beauty of the Smoky Mountains.
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Yes, 56 of our Townsend homes allow dogs—so feel free to bring Fido along. (Just make sure to check individual home listings for any limits on the number and size of dogs they allow).Browse dog-friendly homes >
Yes. 327 of our Townsend vacation rentals have internet access, so you can stay connected throughout your trip.Browse homes with internet access >
Absolutely. Our local Townsend team includes professional housekeepers who care for all our homes here. They’ll clean thoroughly and restock amenities, so everything is ready for your arrival—and all you have to do is settle in and relax.Learn more about Vacasa Premium Clean >
Townsend, Tennessee is located in Blount County in the eastern part of the state. It is situated in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, just outside the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The town is situated along the banks of the Little River, surrounded by picturesque views of the Smoky Mountains. Its tranquil setting offers a peaceful retreat for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts.
Townsend is located near the popular tourist destinations of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, providing additional opportunities for entertainment, shopping, dining, and attractions.
Although Townsend is small in size, it packs a lot of activities into two square miles.
Whether it's exploring the natural wonders of the Great Smoky Mountains, immersing in Appalachian history and culture, or simply enjoying a peaceful retreat, Townsend, Tennessee offers a charming and authentic experience for all who visit.